Look for­ward to the new Fiat 500s

Hot on the heels of the new FIAT 500, which was launched in the UK in Septem­ber, comes the new FIAT 500S which makes its global début in 2016

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COM­PARED to the stan­dard FIAT 500, the new FIAT 500S is equipped with sports bumpers, spe­cial side skirts and a rear spoiler, while the door han­dles, tail­gate, ‘mous­tache’, mir­ror fair­ings and 15-inch al­loy wheels are fin­ished in exclusive ‘Satin Graphite’.

New de­sign16-inch wheels with a matt di­a­mond black treat­ment are avail­able as an op­tion. Rear pri­vacy glass, a chrome-fin­ish ex­haust tailpipe, a bold rear grille and two spe­cific body colours, Elec­tron­ica Blue and a new matt Green, com­plete the list of ex­te­rior fea­tures the FIAT 500S ben­e­fits from.

In­side, the new FIAT 500S is en­hanced by black seats and a black roof lin­ing which con­trast with the door pan­els and seat edges, which are fin­ished in blue, white or yel­low.

‘Satin Graphite’ de­tail­ing also fea­tures on the dash­board fas­cia and spe­cial sports steer­ing wheel and the in­te­rior can also be trimmed in op­tional Frau leather with white or light blue de­tails for a splash of ad­di­tional lux­ury.

A full-colour TFT in­stru­ment dis­play with re­con­fig­urable set­tings is stan­dard on the new 500S.

The dash­board in­cor­po­rates FIAT’s new Ucon­nect™ 7-inch HD LIVE touch­screen with tablet-like con­trols and a high res­o­lu­tion dis­play as stan­dard equip­ment.

This sys­tem of­fers a wide range of func­tions, in­clud­ing Ucon­nect™ LIVE ser­vices, Blue­tooth hands-free sys­tem, voice recog­ni­tion and a mul­ti­tude of mu­sic play­back op­tions, in­clud­ing Blue­tooth stream­ing, USB con­nec­tion, 3.5mm aux­il­iary jack, DAB dig­i­tal and FM/AM ra­dio.

Ap­ple CarPlay and An­droid Auto func­tion­al­ity will be­come avail­able later in the year and the sys­tem can be spec­i­fied with the lat­est 3D TomTom nav­i­ga­tion sys­tem as well.

The exclusive Beat­sAu­dio sound sys­tem also de­buts on the FIAT 500S and will be avail­able on all mod­els later in the year. De­vel­oped in con­junc­tion with Beats by Dr. Dre, the seven-speaker sys­tem has a to­tal out­put of 440 watts and fea­tures a dig­i­tal am­pli­fier in­te­grat­ing an ad­vanced equal­i­sa­tion al­go­rithm, which can recre­ate the en­tire sound spec­trum that an artist ex­pe­ri­ences dur­ing stu­dio record­ing.

On show in the Mopar Store will be a new col­lec­tion ded­i­cated to the 500, de­signed in con­junc­tion with the Style Cen­tre, in­clud­ing sweat­shirts with ear­phones and bags made from fab­rics with exclusive pat­terns and an in­te­grated Power Bank, which en­ables me­dia de­vices to be recharged.

The new FIAT 500S goes on sale in the UK in the sum­mer. n New look for the sporty new FIAT 500S – sports bumpers, side skirts and rear spoiler, plus al­loy wheels and ex­te­rior de­tail­ing fin­ished in Satin‘ Graphite’ n FIAT 500S cabin is ex­ten­sively re­vised with black seats with con­trast­ing de­tail­ing, stan­dard TFT in­stru­ments, spe­cial fas­cia fin­ish and sports steer­ing wheel n FIAT’s new Ucon­nect™ 7-inch HD LIVE touch­screen with tablet-like con­trols and a high res­o­lu­tion dis­play fea­tures as stan­dard n 440W Beat­sAu­dio sound sys­tem de­buts on FIAT 500

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